Incident Reports

Rape accused man on the run


Police is after a 27-year-old man from Dharan accused of raping a 22-year-old woman in a forest in Dhankuta district on February 10.According to the Area Police Office, Dharan, the suspect identified as Dipen Limbu Iwa is on the run after the woman’s family filed a rape complaint against him on Sunday evening. The woman has claimed that Dipen, whom she knew well, raped her while she was on her way to Biratnagar to see her sick mother.Dipen convinced the woman to leave the bus she was travelling in and ride pillion in his motorcycle before he took her to the forest and raped her, said a relative of the woman. The family of Dipen had reportedly reached out to the woman’s family with a request to keep the incident a secret and not to go to police.
Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Sexual Assault
Weapons None , None
Primary Cause Rape/sexual assault
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals , Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Raped 1
Female Raped 1
Youth Raped 1
National/Online Media